HelixTalk - Rosalind Franklin University's College of Pharmacy Podcast (general)

In this episode, we discuss self-care of heartburn and dyspepsia, including antacids, bismuth subsalicylate, H2 blockers, and PPIs.

Direct download: 045_-_OTC_heartburn.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the science of carbohydrate-based sugars, sugar alcohols, artificial sweeteners, and natural sweeteners with Dr. Eric Walters, author of the book "The Sweetener Book" and Professor at Rosalind Franklin University.

Direct download: 044_-_Sweeteners.mp3
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In this episode, we review the clinical presentation and treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA).

Direct download: 043_-_DKA.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the BRIDGE trial, which investigated whether patients with atrial fibrillation on warfarin need a parenteral anticoagulant "bridge" in preparation and after an elective surgical procedure.

Direct download: 042_-_BRIDGE_trial.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Direct download: 041_-_Dietary_guidelines.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss the many facets of homeopathic medications, including legal status in the United States, safety and efficacy data, and the ethics of homeopathy from the point of view of practicing pharmacists.

Direct download: 040_-_Homeopathic_medicine.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) with a particular focus on Diclegis (doxylamine/pyridoxine).

Direct download: 039_-_Diclegis_doxylamine-pyridoxine.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss suvarexant (Belsomra), the first dual orexin receptor antagonist approved in the United States for the treatment of insomnia.

Direct download: 038_-_Belsomra_suvarexant.mp3
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In this episode, we have an in-depth review of how to measure glomerular filtration rate (GFR), including variants of the Cockcroft-Gault equation and newer, more accurate methods that may eventually be used to renally adjust certain medications.

Direct download: 037_-_CrCl.mp3
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In this episode, we discuss two agents newly approved for schizophrenia -- Rexulti (brexpiprazole) and cariprazine (Vraylar).

Direct download: 036_-_Two_new_agents_for_schizophrenia.mp3
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